Zinc laurate

  • Zinc dodecanoate
  • Zinc bis(dodecanoate)
  • Dodecanoic acid, zinc salt
  • Zinc dilaurate
  • Lauric acid, zinc salt
Formula
(C12H24O2)2.Zn
Structure
Description
White powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2452-01-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
219-518-5
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C24H46O4Zn
Formula mass
466.03
Melting point, °C
130
Solubility in water
Insoluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in dry place.
Protection
Safety glasses with side shields or goggles. Rubber gloves.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying respirator as needed to control exposure.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up or collect in vacuum cleaner.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Acids, strong oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
>250
Fire fighting
Extinguishing Media:Water, foam, dry chemical, CO2.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Inhalation
Persons with respiratory conditions may be at increased risk.
   Eyes
May cause mechanical irritation to eyes.

First aid
 
   Skin
Flush skin with water.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with water for at least 15 min. See physician if irritation persists.

Transport.